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It’s not everyday that a 14-year-old owns their own business, but Dakota Carpenter, of Choudrant, does. Dakota will begin 10th grade at Darbonne Woods Charter School in the fall, but for now, she is focused on her business — Agua Plantas. She was able to create her business through the help of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy. YEA! is a program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. “My mom works at the Chamber and last year they did it and I thought it was cool,” Dakota said. “So this year my mom encouraged me to do it, so I did.” She didn’t really have a business in mind when she started...

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05/02/2014
Several minor injuries were sustained in two separate accidents occurring today and Thursday. At approximately 9:52 a.m. Thursday, a 911 call was received by the Ruston Fire Department and EMS...
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05/02/2014
Lincoln Parish Park will yet again be crawling with outdoor enthusiasts as the 2014 XTERRA races are held on Saturday and Sunday. Fred Phillips, race director with DLT Events, said the races have...
05/02/2014
The annual post-graduation celebration for Ruston High School seniors has become a traditional event that draws graduates for more than just a fun evening. Project Graduation 2014 will take place at...
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05/02/2014
Pitch, Hit and Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball and youth are invited to demonstrate their skills, competing in pitching, hitting and running abilities. The competition...
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05/01/2014
Leadership Lincoln was out at Super 1 Foods on Saturday collecting donations for their can drive for Christian Community Action. The group raised more than $600 in cash donations, in addition to...
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05/01/2014
John Belton, an assistant district attorney in the 3rd Judicial District for more than 22 years, officially announced that he is a candidate for the open District Attorney seat. Belton said it would...
05/01/2014
Area art lovers are in for a treat on Friday night when the Ruston Spring Gallery Crawl kicks off from 6-9 p.m. in downtown Ruston. Bonnie Ferguson, owner of Pastry Moon and event organizer, said...
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05/01/2014
Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home is excited to announce Alan Robertson will join his uncle Si Robertson in the upcoming fundraising event in Ruston on May 9. All proceeds of the event will...
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05/01/2014
The Ruston Police Department this week hosted the Louisiana Forgery and Fraud Investigator’s Association annual conference. RPD Capt. Eric Hanna is the 2014 president of the LAFFIA.
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05/01/2014
Louisiana State University College presented its annual “Celebration of Excellence” Spring Awards program on April 1 at The Club on Union Square. University College awarded $64,000 through 55...